Asset Management, Monitoring and Reporting

You invested in your IT infrastructure and rely on its performance, security and reliability. CU*Answers Network Services’ services not only ensures you have a qualified team ready to service this critical asset but also the real time data to ensure it’s being done on time, when needed, using the most advanced network asset tracking and performance monitoring.

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Reduced Risk

  • Baseline security scanning to detect security holes.
  • Continuous monitoring for viruses, worms, spam ware, and other malware.
  • Automated verification of data backup completion and identification of any failed backups.

Preventative Maintenancemaintenance computer screen

  • Automated delivery of two preventative services.
  • Up-to-date security patches for your desktops and servers and identification of failed or missing patches.
  • Comprehensive server health reports for all servers.

Package Offer

These services are included at no extra charge for all server management agreements.

  • monitoring computer screenContinuous Monitoring 24/7
  • Asset Management
  • Security Assurance
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Weekly and On-Demand Reports
  • Quarterly Business Reviews

Asset Management

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  • Complete summary of hardware and software.
  • Comprehensive detail of all hardware and software asset inventories.
  • Up-to-date warranty status information.
  • Identification of unauthorized software.

Annual Business Review

Our network service program includes an Annual Business Review with your organization.

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Prior to each Annual Business Review, CU*Answers Network Services audits all alerts and reports generated over the preceding year and prepare a comprehensive analysis of our findings as well as demonstrate areas of cost savings, increased performance, any security vulnerabilities and over all health assessment of your network.

These meetings are designed to help ensure that we:

  • Are aligned with your IT business goals and address any changes as they occur.
  • Present all the reports we have captured over the past quarter – ensuring you understand its overall impact to your business.

Our ABR summary and reports include:

  • Executive Summary
  • Website Monitoring
  • Windows Server Health
  • Work Completed Summary
  • Site Performance
  • Patch Status Detail
  • Site Health
  • Server Health
  • MBSA and Patch Summary
  • Asset Inventory
  • Device Performance
  • Site Performance
  • Website Performance

We review and update you on all the work completed in the last quarter and discuss project(s) in progress. CU*Answers Network Services will help identify IT solutions that address existing and future IT requirements allowing you to ultimately make informed financial decisions.

  • By analyzing network device alerts, pre-failure indicators, performance benchmarks and security issues, preventative maintenance opportunities are identified.
  • Includes all systems, network devices, as well as website performance.
  • Weekly reports provided and reviewed by CU*Answers Network Services.
  • Free report analysis and audit assistance.
  • Centralized monitoring network housed in our state-of-the-art data centers.

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Our proactive monitoring and alerting identifies, tracks and reports on issues effecting the security, performance and reliability of your IT.

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June 19, 2018

A Note From the Help Desk: Discontinuation of Support for Serial Receipt Printers

A Note From the Help Desk: Discontinuation of Support for Serial Receipt Printers

ATTENTION NETWORK SERVICES MANAGED CLIENTS Discontinuation of Support for Serial Receipt Printers   What Are We Doing? CU*Answers is announcing the end of support for serial connected receipt printers.  Sales of logo updates for these kits are no longer available.  We recommend upgrading to new printers, or retrofitting your existing serial printers with USB or… Read more »

Jan 17, 2018

A Note From the Help Desk: Spectre/Meltdown Vulnerability

A Note From the Help Desk: Spectre/Meltdown Vulnerability

ATTENTION NETWORK SERVICES MANAGED CLIENTS Spectre/Meltdown Vulnerability CU*Answers Network Services has been researching the recently announced family of CPU vulnerabilities known as Spectre/Meltdown. We have determined that the most recent security patch released by Microsoft is not yet compatible with Symantec Anti-Virus software.  Because of the incompatibility, we have delayed the installation of the January… Read more »

Jan 10, 2018

A Note From the Help Desk: Veeam Cloud Connect and Kaseya Cloud Backup Infrastructure Maintenance

A Note From the Help Desk: Veeam Cloud Connect and Kaseya Cloud Backup Infrastructure Maintenance

ATTENTION NETWORK SERVICES VEEAM CLIENTS Veeam Cloud Connect and Kaseya Cloud Backup Infrastructure Maintenance Network Services will be performing internal maintenance on the Veeam Cloud Connect and Kaseya Cloud Backup Infrastructure on Wednesday, January 10 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET.  Offsite backups will be paused for the duration of the maintenance window.  Client offsite… Read more »

Jan 9, 2018

A Note From the Help Desk: Meltdown and Spectre

A Note From the Help Desk: Meltdown and Spectre

Meltdown and Spectre: This Week’s Security Advisory This week, news broke about two vulnerabilities now being referred to by the press as Meltdown and Spectre. What is Meltdown and Spectre? These are hardware vulnerabilities that affect many different types of devices. Meltdown affects nearly all devices with Intel CPUs, and Spectre affects nearly all modern CPUs… Read more »

Jan 5, 2018